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Who We Are 

The Teaching + Learning Commons offers programs and services which create a contiguous, multi-layered network of support that jointly enhance learning and increase academic success.

The Commons: 

  • advances teaching excellence and student academic success
  • analyzes students’ academic success and assesses student and instructional success initiatives
  • increases access to education on campus and beyond
  • actively promotes equity and inclusion within the organization and through our programs, services, and hiring practices


wheel image with "student success" and "equity, diversity, and inclusion" at center and 6 hubs surrounding the centerTo accomplish this, The Commons:

  • translates student learning research findings into instructional and educational practices, services and programs, and assesses their efficacy and impact
  • analyzes student success data, identifies opportunities for improving teaching and learning excellence, pinpoints unmet needs in student academic support, and monitors student and faculty success efforts
  • translates university-wide education initiatives into actions; contributes to faculty-, department-, and division-driven initiatives, including those that are funded by extramural agencies



Overview of Services

The Teaching + Learning Commons promotes a student-centered university through programs and services for faculty and students to advance teaching and learning.

Overview Document (PDF)

Impact Report

The Teaching + Learning Commons' inaugural impact report celebrates the impact we have had in our brief time on campus while indicating that there is much more work to be done.

Impact Report


Watch these videos to learn more about some of the great initiatives the Commons is involved in.